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Statuette. Palladium.

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Palladium. Athena in archaic form. On her shield is head of Helios. Much of white slip; yellow on garment, shield, and helmet; red on girdle; gilding on the head on the shield. Hair reddish brown. Modern Forgery

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: Greece); 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Modern,

Dimensions

12 cm (4 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 0.12 H.

Accession Number

95.64

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture